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Search results for:  'Ecological Policy and Politics Developing Countries'
Updated 06-16-2019

The European Far Right's Environmental Turn - Dissent
The European Far Right's Environmental Turn  Dissent

The Berlin-based youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is furious. In the lead-up to last week's European elections, a race where climate ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Under Bolsonaro, Brazil relinquishes global leadership
Under Bolsonaro, Brazil relinquishes global leadership  Dilogo Chino

With events cancelled and environmental policies cut, the country moves away from multilateral negotiations. Letcia Casado May 31, 2019. Share. AddThis ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How to Talk to a Populist About Climate Change - Foreign
How to Talk to a Populist About Climate Change  Foreign Policy

In April, the World Bank will host its fourth high-level assembly on carbon pricing. The annual eventattended by government ministers, heads of international ...


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Most Countries Have Environmental Regulations. Very
Most Countries Have Environmental Regulations. Very Few Actually Abide by Them.  Pacific Standard

The most important thing we can do to address climate change isn't to create new regulations, but ensure that countries comply with the regulations that already ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Environmental Laws Impeded by Lack of Enforcement
Environmental Laws Impeded by Lack of Enforcement, First-ever Global Assessment Finds | News  IISD Reporting Services

24 January 2019: Environmental laws have grown dramatically over the last three decades but, due to the lack of implementation and enforcement, they fall far ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Why African Countries Maintain Tight Restrictions on
Why African Countries Maintain Tight Restrictions on Genetically Modified Food  World Politics Review

African countries have long maintained some of the strictest regulations on genetically modified agriculture, with only four out of 47 nations in continental Africa ...


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trade in clean technologies offers opportunities in
Trade in clean technologies offers opportunities in economic development, job creation and innovation  UN Environment

The value of trade in clean technology related services has more than quintupled over the last decade, while global trade in clean technologies increased 60% ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
China Is Burning Away Its Ecological Future - Foreign
China Is Burning Away Its Ecological Future  Foreign Policy

China's industrialization has put heavy pressure on the environment. For decades, China was the fastest-growing country in the world, powered by heavy ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
President Trump's Retreat on the Environment Is Affecting
President Trump's Retreat on the Environment Is Affecting Communities Across America  The New York Times

In just two years, President Trump has unleashed a regulatory rollback, lobbied for and cheered on by industry, with little parallel in the past half-century.


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How the circular economy could help developing countries
How the circular economy could help developing countries grow sustainably  Ethical Corporation Magazine

Laura Wellesley of Chatham House says countries like Tanzania, India and South Africa could leapfrog the West to embed responsible production and ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil's leader vows growth with environmental
Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil's leader vows growth with environmental protection  BBC News

Brazil's new far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has vowed to grow the economy while protecting the environment. In Davos, on his first foreign trip, he also ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Is China worsening the developing world's environmental
Is China worsening the developing world's environmental crisis?  The Conversation - US

The developing world is in the midst of an environmental crisis. Simply breathing the air is a leading cause of death. One recent study found that pollution is to ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A Green New Deal Is Technologically Possible. Its Political
A Green New Deal Is Technologically Possible. Its Political Prospects Are Another Question.  The New York Times

The technology is feasible for a Green New Deal, though experts doubt its goals could be accomplished as quickly as advocates hope. Finding money and ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Trump's EPA Is Risking the Health of American Children
Trump's EPA Is Risking the Health of American Children  New York Magazine

Trump's environmental policies are putting the health of American children at risk, including overturning the proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, rolling back ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Leading parties aren't in the green for environmental
Leading parties aren't in the green for environmental...  Daily Maverick

On 8 May South Africans won't see a green party on the ballot paper. Instead, what they will see is political parties with lofty claims of bettering the South African ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UN report: Rising consumption rates and 'extract-make
UN report: Rising consumption rates and 'extract-make-use-dispose' model unsustainable  Waste Dive

A new UN Environment report calls for "urgent, sustained and inclusive action" directed at combating environmental degradation worldwide including climate ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
We Asked the 2020 Democrats About Climate Change
We Asked the 2020 Democrats About Climate Change (Yes, All of Them). Here Are Their Ideas.  The New York Times

The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 18 declared candidates. They all want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, they diverge.


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
G-20 urges voluntary action on marine plastic crisis
G-20 urges voluntary action on marine plastic crisis but fails to agree on common approach  The Washington Post

KARIUZAWA, Japan Environment ministers from the Group of 20 recognized the urgent need to tackle the marine plastic litter that is choking the world's ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:17:55 GMT
Hawke's memorial shows what Australia does best - Sydney
Hawke's memorial shows what Australia does best  Sydney Morning Herald

Bob Hawke's commemoration brought back the Sydney Olympics as a reminder of what Australia does best reflecting its optimism with a splash of style, ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:05:00 GMT
Climate action could avert hundreds of heat-related
Climate action could avert hundreds of heat-related deaths in these 15 U.S. cities  Salon

One of the deadliest threats posed by the climate crisis is extreme heat.


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:00:00 GMT
IEA and African Union hold first ever ministerial meeting
IEA and African Union hold first ever ministerial meeting on development of Africa's energy sector  Modern Diplomacy

The International Energy Agency co-hosted a joint ministerial summit with the African Union Commission (AUC) on Wednesday that brought together high-level ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:59:56 GMT
Alabama hits recycling milestone, keeping quarter of
Alabama hits recycling milestone, keeping quarter of all trash from landfills  AL.com

Alabama reached a new recycling milestone in 2018, according to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, diverting more than 25 percent of all ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Turkmenistan focuses on development of constructive
Turkmenistan focuses on development of constructive co-op with Caspian countries  Trend News Agency

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 16. By Huseyn Hasanov Trend: The development of constructive cooperation with the Caspian countries is among the priority ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:53:38 GMT
#YouthDay: We must be proud of our past and confident
#YouthDay: We must be proud of our past and confident about the future  IOL

The youth of '76 like the generations before them fully understood their generational mission, that "out of relative obscurity, ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:34:00 GMT
NITI Aayog meeting: PM finally comes around to the
NITI Aayog meeting: PM finally comes around to the existence of water, agrarian crises  Down To Earth Magazine

These issues existed before elections and persist now. Difference: nobody from the government was owning it up and now they are recognising the problems.


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:33:03 GMT
Vice President attends fifth CICA in Tajikistan - Nhan
Vice President attends fifth CICA in Tajikistan  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh attended the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) that took place ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:41:25 GMT
Preparations gear up for the 26th PIARC World Road
Preparations gear up for the 26th PIARC World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi  ZAWYA

Record number of exhibitors expected to showcase the latest transport, road and planning innovations in Abu Dhabi this October - ZAWYA MENA Edition.


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:40:06 GMT
A Development Opportunity Arises in the Maldives
A Development Opportunity Arises in the Maldives  The Edition

Opinion Editorial by Akiko Fujii, the newly-appointed UNDP Resident Representative to the Maldives.


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:13:58 GMT
Interim Report: Blue-Ribbon Panel on the Prevention
Interim Report: Blue-Ribbon Panel on the Prevention of Foodborne Cyclospora Outbreaks  Food Poison Journal

Interim Report: Blue-Ribbon Panel on the Prevention of Foodborne Cyclospora Outbreaks The 1996 cyclosporiasis outbreak in the United States and Canada.


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:04:23 GMT
Column: On a reservation in Nicaragua, 'biointensive
Column: On a reservation in Nicaragua, 'biointensive' gardening yields bumper crop of results  Valley News

In a time when kids around the world are leaving their classrooms and going out into the streets to urge their governments to tackle climate change, mainly grim ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:57:14 GMT
Reality Bites Joe Biden's 'Clean Energy Revolution
Reality Bites Joe Biden's 'Clean Energy Revolution' OpEd  Eurasia Review

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice. While it might be viewed as a Green ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 02:38:02 GMT
Has the politics of climate change finally reached
Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point?  The Guardian

People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority, says former Guardian environment editor John Vidal.


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia celebrates Environment Day to beat air
Saudi Arabia celebrates Environment Day to beat air pollution  Arabnews

JUBAIL: The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu celebrated World Environment Day for the fifteenth time, with an event called Beat Air Pollution, ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:02:23 GMT
Cooperation key to plastic pollution problem - INQUIRER
Cooperation key to plastic pollution problem  INQUIRER.net

Plastic is easy. Grab a coffee? Most often, it comes in a plastic cup. Grocery shopping? Plastic again, usually double-bagged.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:02:00 GMT
Panel to tap citizens' views for work-life harmony
Panel to tap citizens' views for work-life harmony  The Straits Times

A citizens' panel to improve work-life harmony, an issue close to the hearts of many Singaporeans, will soon be launched by Manpower Minister Josephine Teo ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Pope Tells Oil Execs: The World Needs A "Radical Energy
Pope Tells Oil Execs: The World Needs A "Radical Energy Transition"  Z6Mag

Pope Francis has declared a global "climate emergency" and told oil executives that action needs to be taken to alleviate rising global temperatures.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:40:17 GMT
Socialism or Extinction - Jacobin magazine
Socialism or Extinction  Jacobin magazine

A new report says that human action is driving one million plant and animal species to extinction. But it's not just any human action: it's the choices of a tiny ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:16:43 GMT
Hearing into Derryadd Wind Farm: Time is 'running out
Hearing into Derryadd Wind Farm: Time is 'running out' to act  Agriland

Longford County Council's senior planning officer says that a local wind farm will help with the battle to reduce carbon emissions.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:00:38 GMT
Ed Davey: The climate change emergency is so great
Ed Davey: The climate change emergency is so great we need to act together  New Statesman

Ed Davey is running for the Liberal Democrat leadership and it's all the fault of an advert in the Guardian. Having newly graduated from the University of Oxford ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:36:54 GMT
Clean energy with minimal environmental impact stressed
Clean energy with minimal environmental impact stressed  The News International

Islamabad : Arshad Ali Chaudhary, Chief, Climate Change and Energy Section, Planning Commission, has said that we need to achieve the clean and green ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:00:00 GMT
Poor nations could be future 'guardians' of agrobiodiversity
Poor nations could be future 'guardians' of agrobiodiversity  Eco-Business

With global hunger rising and at least a third of the world's population suffering from poor nutrition, poorer countries are rising to the call to ensure food...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:56:00 GMT
Opinion: As a green energy CEO, I say let's build Trans
Opinion: As a green energy CEO, I say let's build Trans Mountain  Calgary Herald

As the founder and CEO of a renewable energy company, I help drive clean energy development in Canada with more ambition than most. But I am a realist.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 11:00:52 GMT
The Right to a Stable Climate Is the Constitutional
The Right to a Stable Climate Is the Constitutional Question of the Twenty-first Century  The New Yorker

Carolyn Kormann reports on the oral arguments in Kelsey Cascadia Rose Juliana v. the United States, better known as the climate kids' lawsuit, which is an ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 09:00:49 GMT
$1 billion committed to tackle climate change, build
$1 billion committed to tackle climate change, build resilience for the vulnerable Capital News  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 15 Close to $ 1billion has been committed to initiatives aimed at tackling climate change and help build resilience for the world's - Kenya ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:15:55 GMT
Global Warming and Our Model of Economy - The Citizen
Global Warming and Our Model of Economy  The Citizen

In the years immediately preceding World War II, Winston Churchill is quoted as having said: The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of s.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 05:36:40 GMT
Reality Bites Joe Bidens 'Clean Energy Revolution
Reality Bites Joe Bidens 'Clean Energy Revolution'  Townhall

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice. While it might be viewed as a Green ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 04:01:00 GMT
The Democratic front-runners respond to the Green New
The Democratic front-runners respond to the Green New Deal  The Economist

A loopy policy has moved the debate in a helpful direction.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT
The West is struggling to hit its climate targets
The West is struggling to hit its climate targets. What would the developing world do differently?  World Economic Forum

Stifled by its political systems and leadership challenges, the West will struggle to address its climate change targets by 2030. It is time to ask: how would the ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical
G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia  Japan Today

Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:31:00 GMT
Climate change and the rural way of life - The Spinoff
Climate change and the rural way of life  The Spinoff

The government's environmental policy is creating major tensions in farming communities. Alex Braae went to a meeting in Taumarunui to see it play out. "We've ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:03:42 GMT
Daily on Energy: Trump can't seem to get out from under
Daily on Energy: Trump can't seem to get out from under his ethanol promises  Washington Examiner

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:54:00 GMT
It's clear where Andrew Scheer's climate plan is headed
It's clear where Andrew Scheer's climate plan is headed: nowhere good  National Observer

Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change writes that 'while the rest of the world is taking more action to battle this climate crisis, Canada's ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:37:18 GMT
The environment is too important to be left to eco
The environment is too important to be left to eco-warriors  The Australian

Can a cause for the right succeed in the long run if it is pursued through unrighteous means Can causes for the good be selective in their adherence to science ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:00:00 GMT
Trudeaus 'plastic ban' wont help the environment. It
Trudeaus 'plastic ban' wont help the environment. It could actually harm it instead  Financial Post

Opinion: Alternatives have a significantly higher total impact on the environment, while inflating costs for consumers.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:53:00 GMT
Gambia's GMG policy framework validated - The Point
Gambia's GMG policy framework validated  The Point

The Gambia's Green Mini-Grids (GMG) Policy Framework was on Wednesday reviewed and validated by stakeholders at Kairaba Beach Hotel. It could be...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:48:16 GMT
Extinction Rebellion- Its not climate change, its climate
Extinction Rebellion- Its not climate change, its climate emergency  Business Today

Ordinary people will have to come on the streets to ensure that their governments actually do so. Thanks to Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement, England, ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:21:00 GMT
Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister
Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister  The Guardian

MP says she's prepared to fight for her portfolio and a priority will be cutting 'green tape' for big projects.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:17:00 GMT
The Great Insect Dying: How To Save Insects And Ourselves
The Great Insect Dying: How To Save Insects And Ourselves Analysis  Eurasia Review

By Jeremy Hance. They formed the unlikeliest of survey teams: in 2017, University of Reno entomologist Lee Dyer, graduate student Danielle Salcido, and ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:25:00 GMT
If Britain baulks on its Brexit bill, poor countries
If Britain baulks on its Brexit bill, poor countries could suffer  Financial Times

Reneging on 39bn payment may lead to downgrades of multilateral development banks.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 03:01:03 GMT
India's Domestic Climate Policy is Fragmented and Lacks
India's Domestic Climate Policy is Fragmented and Lacks Clarity  Economic and Political Weekly

India's domestic climate policy is outdated and relies on a disjointed institutional architecture, without having clarity on foundational values. There is a pressing ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Building Political Will in Asia Could Improve Environmental
How Building Political Will in Asia Could Improve Environmental Governance  New Security Beat

A high degree of political will is one of several pre-conditions needed for good environmental management, said Kim DeRidder, Regional Director for.


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Introducing the first 2020 climate plan that doesn
Introducing the first 2020 climate plan that doesn't sing the Green New Deal's praises  Grist

On Thursday, former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper unveiled a climate plan that diverges from other candidates' plans in one major way.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 22:30:35 GMT
Bob Hawke: policy legacies - The Mandarin
Bob Hawke: policy legacies  The Mandarin

Australians will have the chance to honour former prime minister Bob Hawke at a state memorial *service* at the Sydney Opera House today. In celebration of his ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 22:29:13 GMT
China Is Bluffing in the Trade War - Foreign Policy
China Is Bluffing in the Trade War  Foreign Policy

U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war with China is about to get real. Until this point, not much has happened, because the 25 percent tariffs on Chinese ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 17:24:35 GMT
Kevin Bacon Blasted President Trump For His "Despicable
Kevin Bacon Blasted President Trump For His "Despicable" Environmental Policies  BuzzFeed News

"I think it's astounding how far we've gone backwards since he's been president in terms of environmental law."


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:44:00 GMT
Macri's Failed Fracking Dreams
Macri's Failed Fracking Dreams (Part 2)  NACLA

Editors' Note: This week we're running a mini-series on Argentina's current financial crisis. With an election coming up, it's an important moment to reflect on the ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:58:10 GMT
What's Wrong with Environmental Impact Assessments
What's Wrong with Environmental Impact Assessments? | by Maxwell Gomera  Project Syndicate

The world is expected to invest around $90 trillion in infrastructure in the next 15 years alone, resulting in more new infrastructure than is currently in existence ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:52:00 GMT
The Youth Climate Movement Is Just Getting Started
The Youth Climate Movement Is Just Getting Started  The Nation

The nascent activist movement has continued to expand across the world, and politicians are taking notice.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:02:13 GMT
Climate Politics/Capitol Light
Climate Politics/Capitol Light (8)  Resilience

Volume 1, June 12, 2019, Issue 8. Renewables to feel the burn. A court ruling will allow PG&E to end as much as $42 billion in existing clean energy ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:07:38 GMT
Myanmar to implement new policies as WB sounds environment
Myanmar to implement new policies as WB sounds environment alarm  Eleven Myanmar

IN RESPONSE to emerging environmental issues caused by heavy reliance on natural resources, Myanmar has come up with new policies on national ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 04:31:56 GMT
China demands developed countries 'pay their debts
China demands developed countries 'pay their debts' on climate change  The Guardian

Key sticking point at UN negotiations is how countries should account for their greenhouse gas emissions.


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Resource Taxation as an Alternative Method for Diversifying
Resource Taxation as an Alternative Method for Diversifying the Revenue of Developing Countries, by Marta Milewska, Ph.D.  Progress.org

Resource-rich countries have an incentive to obtain revenues dominated by inflows from natural resources even in the absence of political stability or wider ...


Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tighten belt on Chinas Belt and Road Initiative program
Tighten belt on Chinas Belt and Road Initiative program  The Australian

Chinas Belt and Road Initiative was launched in 2013 amid ambitious promises, not just to fill Asias need for infrastructure, but also to promote common ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:00:00 GMT
Ottawa presses ahead with contentious resource development
Ottawa presses ahead with contentious resource development bill  The Globe and Mail

The federal government is plowing ahead on its legislation to overhaul the review process for major resource projects, with the introduction Wednesday of a ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:00:13 GMT
Climate and economic risks 'threaten 2008-style systemic
Climate and economic risks 'threaten 2008-style systemic collapse'  The Guardian

The gathering storm of human-caused threats to climate, nature and economy pose a danger of systemic collapse comparable to the 2008 financial crisis, ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The World Bank's legacy of environmental destruction
The World Bank's legacy of environmental destruction: a case study  Open Democracy

The World Bank's support for giant coal fired power plants in India and South Africa illustrate the organisation's many institutional failings. Bruce Rich. 12 April ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The climate change election: where do the parties stand
The climate change election: where do the parties stand on the environment?  The Guardian

With the global and local environment at crisis point, Australians have a clear choice at Saturday's election. Here are the parties' key policies.


Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions
Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050  The Guardian

Theresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero ...


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 21:30:00 GMT
A World Safe for Autocracy? - Foreign Affairs Magazine
A World Safe for Autocracy?  Foreign Affairs Magazine

The Chinese people, President Xi Jinping proclaimed in 2016, are fully confident in offering a China solution to humanity's search for better social systems.


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 04:00:31 GMT
Shipping plastic waste to poor countries just got harder
Shipping plastic waste to poor countries just got harder  National Geographic

It just got more difficult for rich countries to ship their plastic waste to poor countries. On May 10, more than 180 nations agreed in Geneva to add mixed plastic ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Left's Green Giant: Meet the Oak Foundation - Capital
The Left's Green Giant: Meet the Oak Foundation  Capital Research Center

The Left's Green Giant (full series) Meet the Oak Foundation | Litigating Climate Change | Climate Meddling as an International Pastime. Summary: Many ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:35:46 GMT
As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports
As more developing countries reject plastic waste exports, wealthy nations seek solutions at home  GreenBiz

Malaysia sent the United States back its scrap material. Here's what that means for curbing plastic waste.


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:12:00 GMT
Ecological connectivity between the high seas and coastal
Ecological connectivity between the high seas and coastal waters: Why coastal communities need to care about what happens on the high seas  MEAM

Editor's Note: For this article, we interviewed Ekaterina Popova, a global ocean modeller with the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, United ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fight over Ottawa River nuclear waste dump getting
Fight over Ottawa River nuclear waste dump getting political, but Liberals downriver standing behind the projector staying quiet  The Hill Times

A plan to bury low-level nuclear waste at a site near the Ottawa River is raising opposition from municipalities and environmentalists. The company behind the ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 04:00:24 GMT
'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced
'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault  The Guardian

Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil's rainforest protections being destroyed but vows 'we can't let that happen'


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Problem With Putting a Price on the End of the
The Problem With Putting a Price on the End of the World  New York Times

Economists have workable policy ideas for addressing climate change. But what if they're politically impossible?


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why Brazil's New President Poses an Unprecedented Threat
Why Brazil's New President Poses an Unprecedented Threat to the Amazon  Yale Environment 360

Newly elected Jair Bolsonaro, an authoritarian nationalist sometimes called the tropical Trump, has staked out an environmental agenda that would open the ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Brazil's policies stuck in the mud - Science Magazine
Brazil's policies stuck in the mud  Science Magazine

In 2015, the rupture of a dam in Mariana, Brazil, caused a massive mudslide from iron ore mining to flow downriver, severely affecting more than 1 million people ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africa in the news: New environmental policies on the
Africa in the news: New environmental policies on the continent, Zimbabwes IMF stabilization program, and Sudan update  Brookings Institution

On Saturday, June 1, Tanzania's ban on plastic bags went into effect. According to The Citizen, the new law targets the import, export, manufacturing, sale, ...


Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Climate Justice and Economic Justice Are Not in Conflict
Climate Justice and Economic Justice Are Not in Conflict  The Nation

Redistribution will have to be a big part of any program that effectively tackles the climate crisis.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Britain just declared a climate emergency. What happens
Britain just declared a climate emergency. What happens next?  Open Democracy

Brexit may have polarised Britain's politics, but providing leadership on climate change could be the binding force that brings the country back together.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mounting Pollution at Home Threatens South Koreas Leadership
Mounting Pollution at Home Threatens South Koreas Leadership on Climate Policy  World Politics Review

The existential issue of North Korea usually dominates dialogue between South Korea and its allies and neighbors. But in South Korea itself, climate change is ...


Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Canadian mining companies will now face human rights
Canadian mining companies will now face human rights charges in Canadian courts  The Narwhal

Canada is the undisputed powerhouse of the mining industry, home to 75 per cent of its companies but the industry is plagued by allegations of rape and ...


Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural
Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an Unprecedented Pace  The New York Times

A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change is amplifying the ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Costa Rica's Green Deal is a stride towards environmental
Costa Rica's Green Deal is a stride towards environmental revolution  The Wellesley News

Carlos Alvarado, the president of Costa Rica, recently announced the republic's plans to stop using fossil fuels by 2050. The move is a drastic measure that ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Green New Deal isn't big enough - Washington Post
The Green New Deal isn't big enough  Washington Post

The Green New Deal caps American emissions, but it won't persuade developing nations to do the same. If we want poorer countries to industrialize without ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why We Need More Women Involved in Creating Environmental
Why We Need More Women Involved in Creating Environmental Policy  Truthout

A study shows women are more supportive of pro-environmental policies, but they're rarely in decision-making positions.


Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Global Warming Is A Global Problem - Honolulu Civil
Global Warming Is A Global Problem  Honolulu Civil Beat

It is the collective duty of states to ensure the survival of Earth.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Beyond neoliberalism: Insights from emerging markets
Beyond neoliberalism: Insights from emerging markets  Brookings Institution

Across Western economies, the future of capitalism is suddenly up for debate, with attacks coming from both the left and the right. Meanwhile, emerging markets ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Empowering women means taking a stand for environmental
Empowering women means taking a stand for environmental rights  UN Environment

As the Samburu fight for control over natural resources, Samburu women are demanding to be heard.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



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